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Web-based home businesses

Question
How can I start a web-based business from home? 
Answer
Basically the same way you would start any other business - research and planning.

Web-based businesses have become very popular, but not everyone is making money at it. Spend some time online looking at the different businesses and see where there might be a niche you could fill, or a different way of offering a product or service.

You may want to consider setting up a shop on Ebay to sell something you produce now as a hobby.

There are lots of options; that may be a little overwhelming to you at first. Check bookstores and libraries for information on setting up a web business or selling on Ebay. Also check your local college, university or Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for classes on this subject. 
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